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Installation

Preparing your Magento

Backup your files and database

It is recommended to backup your server files and database before installing any module. It is also recommended you install on a test server firstly.

Disable Magento Compilation

Magento compilation needs to be disabled each time you install any extension. Please follow the steps listed below:

  1. Check if you have your Compilation enabled in your backend: System >> Tools >> Compilation
  2. Disable, if it is enabled
  3. Go to FTP and delete all files inside directory /includes/src/


Manual Installation

Please follow these steps

  1. Extract MT_ExtensionName-x.x.x.tgz archive
  2. Move file to your web server. You should not need to change any existing files
  3. Clear your store’s cache. System >> Cache Storage Management >> Flush Cache Storage. If you are using advanced cache like "Varnish" or "FPC", you need to clear this cache too.
  4. Logout and login again in Magento admin panel.


Installation with Magento Downloader

Please follow these steps

  1. Go to http://YOUR_STORE_URL/downloader
  2. Login using admin username and password.
  3. Find the section: Direct package file upload >> Upload package file. Choose extension archive (MT_ExtensionName-x.x.x.tgz) and press upload button.
  4. Clear your store’s cache. Go to admin panel. System >> Cache Storage Management >> Flush Cache Storage . If you are using advanced cache like "Varnish" or "FPC", you need to clear this cache too.
  5. Logout and login again in Magento admin panel.


Troubleshooting


404 Error - Page not found

If you get this error, you need to logout and login again in Magento admin panel.


Blank System >> Configuration page

If you get this error, you need to run magento compilation process.
Please go to: System >> Tools >> Compilation, and press the button "Run Compilation Process"